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Fire Deaths Due To Electrical Malfunction

KSCB News - January 23, 2013 8:13 am

Dodge City fire officials say a blaze that killed a woman and child two days after Christmas was caused by an electrical malfunction.

Fire Capt. Ken Spencer said the fire Dec. 27 fire began in an area where a space heater was plugged into an extension cord running behind a couch. the home did not have any fire alarms.

Fifty-one-year-old Luz Maria Conejo and 2-year-old Pablo Antonio Coca-Conejo died of smoke inhalation in the fire. Four people were able to escape the blaze.

 

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